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File #: 21-0959    Name:
Type: Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/9/2021 In control: City Council Legislative Meeting
On agenda: 4/27/2021 Final action:
Title: Consideration of a motion to rescind the vote denying the request for Master Plan Amendment #2020-0008, Rezoning #2020-0004, Development Special Use Permit #2020-10027, Transportation Management Plan Special Use Permit #2020-00076 and Vacation #2020-00004 for the Braddock West Development at 1352, 1356, 1360, and 1362 Madison Street, 1319, 1321, 1323, 1325, 1327, and 1329 Wythe Street.
City of Alexandria, Virginia
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MEMORANDUM



DATE: APRIL 21, 2021

TO: THE HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL

FROM: MARK B. JINKS, CITY MANAGER /s/

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Consideration of a motion to rescind the vote denying the request for Master Plan Amendment #2020-0008, Rezoning #2020-0004, Development Special Use Permit #2020-10027, Transportation Management Plan Special Use Permit #2020-00076 and Vacation #2020-00004 for the Braddock West Development at 1352, 1356, 1360, and 1362 Madison Street, 1319, 1321, 1323, 1325, 1327, and 1329 Wythe Street.
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ISSUE: Consideration of a motion to rescind the decision denying the development approvals necessary for the Braddock West development project.

RECOMMENDATION: City Council consider a motion to rescind the vote of March 13 and schedule the development applications for consideration at the May 11, 2021 legislative meeting or schedule the development applications for a public hearing followed by final consideration at the May 15, 2021 public hearing.

BACKGROUND: At the public hearing on Saturday, March 13, 2021, City Council held a public hearing and considered the land use applications for the development project known as "Braddock West" on Madison and Wythe Streets. After discussion and deliberation, a motion was made to approve the applications which failed 3-4. Immediately following that, a motion was made to deny the applications which passed 4-3. The result of the vote is that the applications are denied, and the developer cannot move forward with the development proposal.

DISCUSSION: At the City Council legislative meeting on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, during the oral reports, Councilman Aguirre indicated that he understood that the developer has been addressing the concern regarding the lack of contact with the adjacent ARHA development and requested that a motion to rescind the vote be placed on t...

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